March 2013 Blog Posts (62)

A Philosophical View

I enjoy looking at a variety of views on both theism and atheism. One argument that has intrigued me is the problem of evil which goes something like this:

Premise 1.) If God exists, then there would be no evil (immoral actions) in the world.

Premise 2.) There is (are) evil (immoral actions) in the world.

Conclusion: God does not exist.



This is a strong argument in favor of Atheism, however many would try to attack the first premise which we shall call (1). I have been… Continue

Added by Real Life James Bond on March 11, 2013 at 1:09am — No Comments

GREAT ATHEISTS

Atheists are not alone. There are many intellectuals who are atheists and believe truth. The photographs are attached.

Added by GOPI KANTA GHOSH on March 10, 2013 at 6:57am — No Comments

A Day in the Sun

The Sun is a mass of fiery stone, a little larger than Greece. ~ Anaxagoras 434 BCE The Vengeance of God

Nahum 1:1 to 3:1



1:1 The burden of Nineveh and all of the associated imaginings in the mind of a guy named Nahum.



God is jealous. God is revengeful. God is furious. So then, we've established that God is jealous, revengeful, and furious. He is slow to anger…

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Added by Brad Snowder on March 10, 2013 at 1:39am — No Comments

Does it frustrate you to be told you are an idiot by christian family

Was called into the lounge by three family members to tell me I am an idiot in believing what I do. They spent the day looking at does Aliens exist on youtube today, and rounded it of with Loyd Pely. Evolution does not exist, Darwin is an idiot because this guy says so. I aked if they have done research and they said no. My mother just told me evolution is not real as she has experienced and witnessed to many miracles in life. I have never called them in to insult there believes why do they…

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Added by Jorita on March 8, 2013 at 7:30pm — 13 Comments

as the vultures gather to suck beautiful Venezuela dry

now that Chavez is dead,

the american oil companies

chomping at the bit

begin to salivate & lick their lips,

seething

with the foam

of potent country-gutting

rabies---

for while he was alive,

Venezuela was one of the only

countries left,

who resisted the empire’s attempts to

penetrate it & whore it out to the

highest capitalist bidder---

with Chavez dead,

not only will the oil…

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Added by delapruch on March 8, 2013 at 7:07pm — No Comments

William Lane Craig

Tonight I attended a talk by Dr. Craig. I think some commentary on his talk is warranted as he presented himself somewhat differently than in other talks and debates I have seen on the internet. The organizers of the talk were a collection of religious groups, specifically Christian groups and I think this factored into the way he presented himself. He went through his regular dossier of arguments, ontological, KCA, teleological but added on his understanding of the resurrection of Jesus as…

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Added by Shark Bear on March 8, 2013 at 1:54am — No Comments

Life After Death

OK, so this post is very long overdue. I have been struggling to keep up to my blogging duties due to the small matter of university exams. However, you will be pleased to know that they have finished, and so has my blogging hiatus. So, a welcome back is in order.

I am going to start this post by saying that…

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Added by Connor Hughes on March 7, 2013 at 2:48pm — No Comments

The Guessing Game

Here is a very good lecture hosted by Brian Cox. It gives a very good explanation of how the Universe works. It also explains how Science and the Scientific Method work.  The lecture was hosted before the discovery of the Higgs particle but that does not take from it as it only emphasises how the scientific method really does works.  It covers quantum mechanics and Relativity in easy terms. Allow an hour to watch. Time well spent.…

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Added by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on March 7, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

The father of all men is 340,000 years old

Updated 21:45 06 March 2013 by Colin Barras

Albert Perry carried a secret in his DNA: a Y chromosome so distinctive that it reveals new information about the origin of our species. It shows that the last common male ancestor down the paternal line of our species is over twice as old as we thought.…

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Added by Rob Klaers on March 6, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

This land is your land, not McFarland's

http://brainhulklogicsmash.blogspot.com/2013/03/this-land-is-your-land-not-mcfarlands.html

Alex McFarland is a Christian Apologist that is organizing Project 2026. Project 2026 is described as "A nationwide initiate to see Christianity's place in society restored to maximum strength by America's 250th birthday." Basically,  they blame anything they deem as 'bad' about America is…

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Added by James on March 5, 2013 at 11:47pm — 4 Comments

Birth of delusion

http://brainhulklogicsmash.blogspot.com/2013/03/birth-of-delusion.html

Wow....just, wow... I think I just read the ultimate doozy of unbelievable facebook bullshit. Please allow me to share and then examine just what we were presented with.



Warning: What you are about to read may adversely effect your intelligence or hang your head in sheer disbelief. I myself hope for the well-being of…

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Added by James on March 5, 2013 at 11:45pm — No Comments

I Don't Mean to Offend, I Am Smart But...Help Me Out

I would like to post a conversation I just had on Google+. I understand how my statements may sound offensive but I see things as I see it. My opinion is not unheard of but I am not saying it is fact. However, my issue really isnt about what I said it is about the response it received from a guy who didn't like what I said but posted his opinions. I don't understand them and I was wondering if someone could explain what he means by his definition of consciousness and "objective…

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Added by Shanna on March 3, 2013 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

The Little Old Lady

I knew a little old lady who believed, till the day she died, that there was a God in heaven and thus everything was good with the world.

And yet this same little old lady could never convince herself that the light in her fridge went off when she closed the door.

Go figure.

Added by Bo Fowler on March 3, 2013 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

electing the new pope (conversation between two cardinals)

christian child molester with "holy" guise #1:

 

“psst…has joey been locked up

in the cage (vatican)?  has he been

put in a safe place where he can’t be heard,

where his senile ramblings won’t reveal

how many little boy’s that we’ve

raped & molested?”

 

christian child molester with "holy" guise #2:

 

“yes, i think he’s done with his waving &

tearing eyes, he has done his…

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Added by delapruch on March 2, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Howl and go Naked

Where is your god now? Wrath of God

Micah 1:1 to 6:2



1:1 The word of the Lord that just popped into Micah’s head one day.



It's going to get bad, real bad. God will be coming down to walk on the Earth and the dirt will melt under his feet like wax in a hot fire. He will totally destroy all of the land…

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Added by Brad Snowder on March 2, 2013 at 10:55pm — No Comments

The Homosexuality Debate

Pro-gay: There is nothing wrong with homosexuality.

Anti-gay: AIDS!

Pro-gay: AIDS is also caused by dirty needles and heterosexual sex.

Anti-gay: Gay people are more promiscuous, so they make AIDS a bigger problem.

Pro-gay: AIDS is spread mostly by straight people.

Anti-gay: Gay sex is inherently more risky than heterosexual sex.

Pro-gay: You're a bigot.

Anti-gay: You're immoral/damned.

I'm tired of seeing the same debate a thousand…

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Added by futilethewinds on March 2, 2013 at 10:00pm — 33 Comments

For the youth group kids...

Just for fun, here's sort of a flashback for us 90s kids (probably not applicable outside the US—or maybe?)

http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessicamisener/33-ways-you-know-you-were-a-youth-group-kid

I figure since so many of us grew up Christians, these might be amusing to remember. To be honest, I didn't get in quite this deep myself, with all the Christian-alternative fads…

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Added by Stutz on March 1, 2013 at 11:36pm — 1 Comment

A lame excuse for a Christian apologetic.

I have over the last few years steadily lost respect for William Lane Craig as an apologist. His voice grates on my ears more and more. His willingness to accept genocide as acceptable because his god commanded it is pathetic and I have shook my head in bewilderment at the acceptance such statements get from his herd of followers. So when I saw this video I said to myself “Don’t do it man, you will only get annoyed”. Of…

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Added by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on March 1, 2013 at 5:46pm — 15 Comments

Brand New Steps

Many things have happened since my last post. The growth of my non religious mind being first and foremost. Its quite amazing how quickly the mind becomes deprogrammed once a perosn opens themselves up to the possibilities. I can even say that I myslef have been guilty of continuing myths and legends just by the everyday words that I speak. A God bless you here or a exclamation of "Jesus" there. One never realizes these things until one has awakened from the mind numbing propaganda of God that… Continue

Added by Nelson Hernandez on March 1, 2013 at 10:22am — No Comments

What Is An American: An Atheist View

I didn't start out as an atheist. Like many Hispanics here in America, I was indoctrinated at an early age. I remember quoting scripture at the age of 7-8 on the public train in New York City. I was kind of like a monkey doing palor tricks for the delight of strangers that shared the metal wheeled rocket. Life was simple. My idea at a young age of what it was to be an american was simple.

As I got older of course things became a little more complicated. Hormones, social diversity and… Continue

Added by Nelson Hernandez on March 1, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments

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